Learning in Hand #25: QR Codes Transcript This is the Learning in Hand podcast. I'm Tony Vincent and this is the show where I share tips, how-tos, and ideas for using today's digital tools for teaching and learning. Episode 25: QR Codes, recorded March 2012, happens now! Here's a bar code that get scanned at the grocery store. Supermarkets, businesses, and libraries have used bar codes for years because it saves time and is more efficient than typing in the digits. Here's a QR code. Watch this. QR codes are not limited to being just text--they can be hyperlinks. You can find QR codes everywhere. QR codes have been around since 1994. Why the surge in popularity? You know, it's so easy to make a mistake when typing a web address. And what's really great is that there are loads of apps for scanning QR codes that are free. Currently my favorite QR code scanning app is i-nigma. While scanning works best on a mobile device, you can use software on Windows or Mac computers to scan codes. Start Class Distribute Files Play Audio
Using QR Codes in the Classroom Whoever said that iPads or tablets would be the game-changers this school year obviously overlooked a trend that has been crossing my social media streams, art museum exhibits, food and products. It seems that no matter where I look I see QR codes being used. I even bought a banana a few weeks ago that had a QR code on the sticker that pointed to the farm where it was grown! So what is a QR code? It's short for "Quick Response" and it is (usually) in the shape of a square. It looks like a bar code with black splotches instead of lines. What do you do with a QR code? So how can these be used in education? Create a QR code 'business' card for your classroom (Beginner) Create a QR code that points to your class' website or blog. Have you used QR codes in the classroom?
26. Audio QR Codes. Making Paper Talk! | Techie Teachers' Tricks 26. Audio QR Codes. Making Paper Talk! Agenda: 1. 1. Download a QR reader app like i-nigma on your phone, scan the code above, and you’ll here a concise answer (less than 100 characters). Audio QR codes can be so much fun when used creatively. a) Students can create book reviews. b) Student can turn paper projects into multimedia projects. c) Reflections for student-led conferences. d) Fun Back to School Riddles with QR Codes (by Techie Teacher) e) Flashcards for academic vocabulary and concepts. f) Audio bulletin boards or audio word walls (similar to the idea above). g) Math problems (audio QR codes for the answers). i) Another interesting idea you can find in the presentation above (h) is the use of QR codes for revealing classroom incentives. j) Other ideas- presentation titled “28 Interesting Ways to Use QR Codes 2. A. Note: Other one-step tools to create QR codes (text to QR code, not audio), are the QR Code Generator apps. B. Option 1: Record MP3 Online 1. Option 3: AudioBoom C. 3.
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create barcodes QR DataMatrix You can encode either a link to a website, a message to a friend, or your contact details. Then turn the information into a mobile barcode, one that can be printed on stationery, advertising or packaging, a t-shirt, or even built into a website or a Facebook page - and read by an i-nigma enabled mobile device. Creating a mobile barcode is easy. The following requirements must be followed to ensure your mobile barcode will work effectively: Barcode size - Minimum 2cm x 2cm. White space surrounding the barcode - for best results, we suggest at least 4mm. of white space around the barcode. Scanning distance - A 2cm x 2cm barcode can be scanned from 10cm away. Display surface - For optimal results, it is recommended to display the barcode on a flat surface. Medium - barcodes can be displayed on a variety of mediums including newspapers, magazines, packaging, posters, plasma/LCD screens, T-shirts and business cards.
Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes Updated 01/2014 As mobile learning becomes more and more prevalent, we must find effective ways to leverage mobile tools in the classroom. As always, the tool must fit the need. Mobile learning can create both the tool and the need. With safe and specific structures, mobile learning tools can harness the excitement of technology with the purpose of effective instruction. Using QR codes for instruction is one example of this. A Quick Tutorial QR stands for Quick Response. 1. Have students use QR to create resumes that link to other content such as their professional website or portfolio. 2. You can create QR for linking students to examples of quality work, whether it's PowerPoint or slideshare for a class presentation, or people speaking a foreign language specific to your current lesson. 3. Integrate QR with a PBL or Service Learning project where students can create the codes that will link to the content they create. 4. Save a few trees! 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.
Create an Audio QR Code Follow the Steps Below These are the directions for creating a QR code that will allow the user to play audio upon scanning the code. This function would serve you well if you wanted to deliver instructions for learning centers (science investigations, for example), presentations, and in so many other ways. Step One - Create the Audio (MP3) I would complete this step with either Record MP3 or Vocaroo. Step Two - Make the QR Code Now that you used one of the sites mentioned above to create an audio recording, you may take the link to that recording, and create a QR code that students may scan to hear the audio file. A Second Option - Tellagami Learning How to Use Tellagami Tellagami is a fun iPad app that allows you thirty seconds to say what you need to say. Tellagami, Step Two So after you've made your "Gami," the best thing to do would be to upload it somewhere. Once you've uploaded to YouTube, you will then be able to get a link that will allow you to create a QR code with it.
La boite à outils du veilleur 2.0 QR Code Bookmarklet Transform your history classroom. ActiveHistory provides entertaining, educational award-winning interactive simulations, decision-making games, self-marking quizzes, high-quality worksheets and detailed lesson plans for teachers and students. Useful Links Testimonials from subscribers Drag this button onto the bookmarks bar on your browser: When you click the button it will create a QR code of the page you're visiting. You can also highlight text on a page and the button will then create a QR code based just on that text. For more ideas about how QR codes can be used in education, check out the ClassTools QR Scavenger Hunt Generator: If you find this resource useful, you might also like the ShortURL Bookmarklet too:
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